What is the Writeplacer?
Writeplacer is the essay part of the Accuplacer exam. As part of the test, you may need to write an essay of 300 to 600 words.
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Writeplacer Essay Types
There are two types of essays on the Writeplacer. The essay may be the quotation and response type or it may be the personal experience type.
You will need to write an essay that has a good logical flow, that is grammatically correct, and that contains advanced vocabulary and complex sentence structures.
Your essay is scored automatically by a software program, and you will get your result on screen after you click the submit button.
Quotation and Response Essay
The quotation and response type of essay consists of a quotation and an assignment.
For example: “Love is blind.” Do you agree that love blinds us to the faults of others?
Personal Experience Essay
The personal experience type of question will ask you to write about an experience you have had.
For instance: Describe your favorite teacher and explain how he or she influenced you.
Our Writeplacer Success book tells you all the tips and tricks that you need in order to understand how the scoring software works and to help you raise your score.
The book leads you through the essay writing process from writing the thesis statement and topic sentences, to structuring the introduction, main body and conclusion, together with sentence building and grammatical exercises and sample essays for you to study.
There are exercises in each section of the book, with answers and explanations.
Our Writeplacer Success book is available in both paperback and digital download form.
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